|Lincoln and the West - McPherson, James M.|
Guest Lecturer, James M. McPherson, PhD, explores President Abraham Lincoln's relationship to the American West and discusses Lincoln's lasting effect on the territory beyond the Mississippi River. This is a R. Gerald McMurtry Lecture.
Keywords: Abraham Lincoln; History: United States, Civil War Period, 1861-1865; West (U.S.) -- Historiography; R. Gerald McMurtry Lecture
|Lincoln’s Gamble: Emancipation Proclamation - Malanson, Jeffrey & Kuebler-Wolf, Elizabeth & Bartky, Elliot|
This panel discussion commemorates the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s signing of the Emancipation Proclamation. Panelists investigate the context and effects of the Proclamation and offer varying perspectives—political, historical, and cultural—on the Proclamation.
Keywords: Abraham Lincoln; Lincoln at the Library Series; Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865 -- Manuscripts; Emancipation Proclamation
|The Emancipation of Abraham Lincoln - Foner, Eric|
Dr. Eric Foner, DeWitt Clinton Professor of History at Columbia University, was the annual keynote speaker at the 2014 R. Gerald McMurtry Lecture. He spoke about the intellectual, political, and social history of American race relations.
Keywords: R. Gerald McMurtry Lecture; Lincoln, Abraham-- 1809-1865 -- Views on slavery
|Tooth and Consequences: Dentistry of the 1860s - Gilliom, Russell E.|
Dr. Russell E. Gilliom, local dentist and president of the 30th Indiana Infantry re-enactors, discusses the treatment of dental patients during the Civil War era.
Keywords: Lincoln at the Library Series; Civil War Dentistry; History of Dentists; American Dental History; United States--History--Civil War--1861-1865; Dentistry--United States--History--19th century
|A Real Lost Cause:The Disappearance of Union from the Memory of the Civil War - Gallagher, Gary W|
The 2012 R. Gerald McMurtry Lecture is given by Professor Gary Gallagher, John L. Nau III Professor in the History of the American Civil War at the University of Virginia.
Keywords: Abraham Lincoln; United States Civil War; R. Gerald McMurtry Lecture
|Grandpa and the Kid: Two Civilians in the Ranks at Gettysburg - Gaff, Alan D.|
Al Gaff, Civil War historian, discusses the Battle of Gettysburg and the very different stories of civilians John L. Burns and Charles F. Weakley.
Keywords: Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863; Lincoln at the Library Series; John L. Burns; Charles F. Weakley; United States Civil War
|John E. Wilkins, Ready & Able: A Hoosier’s Civil War - Meyer, Mark|
Mark Meyer presents a Civil War journey through the eyes of Hoosier volunteer John E. Wilkins. Wilkins was one of the first to answer Lincoln’s call for volunteers in April 1861 and served in the Indiana 11th & 16th Regiments through the war’s conclusion in 1865. He chronicled his experiences in a diary and “notebooks of recollections.”
Keywords: United States-- Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 11th (1861-1865); United States. -- Army. -- Indiana Infantry Regiment, 16th (1861-1862); Wilkins, John E; Lincoln at the Library Series; United States Civil War
|Three Reasons Why Lincoln Is My Hero - Madison, James H|
The first annual Rolland Lecture is presented by James H. Madison, Thomas and Kathryn Miller Professor Emeritus of History at Indiana University, Bloomington.
Keywords: Abraham Lincoln; Rolland Lecture Series; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Ethics
|The Mexican War: Where Grant and Lee Learned to Fight - Thorn, Sam|
Educator and historian Sam Thorn discusses the Mexican War of 1846-1848 as a training ground for the military leadership of North and South during the Civil War.
Keywords: Mexican War; Lincoln at the Library Series; Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- Campaigns
|The Gettysburg Address: 150 Years Later - Gabbard, Sara V|
Sara Gabbard, Executive Director of the Friends of the Lincoln Collection of Indiana, Inc., presents a talk on President Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address. Lincoln delivered his address on the afternoon of Thursday, November 19, 1863, at the dedication of the Soldiers’ National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, four and a half months after the Union victory at the Battle of Gettysburg.
Keywords: Abraham Lincoln; Lincoln at the Library Series; Gettysburg Address; Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865. -- Gettysburg address
|Portrait of a President - Klein, Fritz|
Nationally known Lincoln presenter, Fritz Klein presents a program focusing on the life of Abraham Lincoln.
Keywords: Abraham Lincoln; Lincoln at the Library Series; Abraham Lincoln presenter; Civil War Reenactor; Gettysburg Address
|Brave Men's Tears - Gaff, Alan D|
Civil War historian Al Gaff examines strategy, tactics, and some of the important personalities involved in the August 28, 1862, battle on John Brawner's northern Virginia farm.
Keywords: Lincoln at the Library Series; United States Civil War; Second Bull Run; Groveton, Virginia; Brawner's Farm; Bull Run, 2nd Battle of, Va., 1862
|Abraham Lincoln: A Biographer’s Quest - Burlingame, Michael|
Abraham Lincoln biographer Dr. Michael Burlingame presents the 2010 R. Gerald McMurtry lecture.
Keywords: Abraham Lincoln; Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865 -- Anecdotes; Presidents -- United States -- Biography -- Anecdotes; R. Gerald McMurtry Lecture
|Emancipation, the Union Army, and the Reelection of Abraham Lincoln - White, Jonathan W.|
Jonathan W. White is Assistant Professor of American Studies at Christopher Newport University in Newport News, Virginia. His research focuses on the U.S. Constitution, the Civil War, and treason in American history.
Keywords: United States. President (1861-1865 : Lincoln) Emancipation Proclamation; 29th Annual Lincoln Colloquium
|Lincoln's Home Front - Gastineau, Jane|
Jane Gastineau, Lincoln Librarian, discusses Lincoln's struggles with personal loss, conflicting duties and responsibilities, and family divisions and crises during the Civil War.
Keywords: Abraham Lincoln; Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865; Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865 -- Friends and associates; Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865 -- Family; Lincoln at the Library Series; Mary Todd Lincoln
|“I am almost ready to say...” Abraham Lincoln’s Diary - White, Ronald C. Jr|
Dr. Ronald C. White, Jr., a New York Times best-selling author on President Abraham Lincoln, presents the 2011 R. Gerald McMurtry Lecture.
Keywords: Abraham Lincoln; R. Gerald McMurtry Lecture
|1863: Lincoln's Pivotal Year - Gabbard, Sara|
Sara Gabbard, Executive Director of the Friends of the Lincoln Collection of Indiana, Inc., discusses the ten essays included in the book 1863: Lincoln's Pivotal Year, co-edited by Gabbard and Harold Holzer. This is program is part of the Rolland Lecture Series.
Keywords: Abraham Lincoln; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865 -- Military leadership; United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865; Rolland Lecture Series
|First Blood: The Defense of Fort Sumter 1861 - Gaff, Alan D|
Al Gaff examines some of the personalities in the Sumter garrison, details Major Anderson's defensive arrangements and offers unique insights into how officers, soldiers, and civilians conducted themselves during and after the furious cannonade that inaugurated the Civil War.
Keywords: United States Civil War; Lincoln at the Library Series; Fort Sumter, Charleston, South Carolina; Major Robert Anderson; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
|Abraham Lincoln: A True American Hero? - Jolliff, David|
Dr. David Jolliff speaks on popular perceptions of Abraham Lincoln.
Keywords: Abraham Lincoln; Lincoln at the Library Series; Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865
|CSI Ford's Theatre - Burris, Michael|
Sergeant Michael Burris, Crime Scene Supervisor for the Fort Wayne Police Department, looks at the Lincoln assassination from today's police perspective.
Keywords: Abraham Lincoln; Lincoln at the Library Series; Abraham Lincoln Assassination; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Assassination; Booth, John Wilkes, -- 1838-1865; John Wilkes Booth
|He Still Belongs to the Ages: Lincoln's Continuing Hold on America - Crisp, Jay|
Civil War expert Jay Crisp explores Abraham Lincoln's continuing prominence in American history and discusses why Lincoln still matters today.
Keywords: Abraham Lincoln; Lincoln at the Library Series; History: United States, Civil War Period, 1861-1865
|"Reflections of Lincoln's Youth in Indiana" - Bartelt, William E|
He was born in Kentucky and started his professional life in Illinois, but Abraham Lincoln spent his boyhood, 1816 to 1830, in Indiana. Learn more about these years in Lincoln's life as William Bartelt presents the 2014 Rolland Lecture "Reflections of Lincoln's Youth in Indiana."
Keywords: Abraham Lincoln; Rolland Lecture Series; Lincoln, Abraham-- 1809-1865 -- Childhood and youth
|The Murderer Is Still At Large - Dew, David|
Local historian David Dew gives a detailed description of the days immediately after the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln and the events leading up the capture of John Wilkes Booth.
Keywords: Abraham Lincoln; Lincoln at the Library Series; John Wilkes Booth; Abraham Lincoln Assassination; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Assassination; Booth, John Wilkes, -- 1838-1865
|‘George Washington, the founder of American independence, and Abraham Lincoln, the liberator of the slave’: The Founding Fathers and the Election of 1864 - Malanson, Jeffrey J.|
Jeffrey J. Malanson is Assistant Professor of History at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne. His research focuses on the ways the legacies and historical memory of the nation’s founders were used by Americans for a variety of political ends.
Keywords: 1809-1865; 29th Annual Lincoln Colloquium
|What the Election of 1864 can teach us about 2014 - Schneider, Thomas E.|
A"Lincoln at the Library" presentation given on November 9, 2014 at the main branch of the Allen County Public Library. Dr. Thomas E. Schneider from the University of St. Francis explores the unprecedented 1864 wartime election and how it still resonates today.
Keywords: Lincoln at the Library Series; Abraham Lincoln; George B. McClellan
|Sustaining the National Government: The Election of 1864 in Indiana - Etcheson, Nicole|
Nicole Etcheson is Alexander M. Bracken Professor of History at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. Her research focuses on the sectional crisis, the Civil War, and Reconstruction.
Keywords: United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865; 29th Annual Lincoln Colloquium
|The Personal Civil War of Colonel Hugh B. Reed of the 44th Indiana - Hobson, Margaret|
Margaret Hobson has researched the 44th Indiana Civil Regiment extensively and has published three books about this brave group of men from Northeast Indiana. She will shares what she has learned about the first commander of the Regiment, Colonel Hugh B. Reed. Before the war, Reed operated Fort Wayne’s first drugstore at the Landing and Calhoun Street. During the war, he fought in the battles of Fort Donelson and Shiloh.
Keywords: Lincoln at the Library Series; Abraham Lincoln; Civil War Regimental Histories; 44th of Indiana